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  • If It Dieby Andre Gide

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 17.00

    This is the major autobiographical statement from Nobel laureate André Gide. In the events and musings recorded here we find the seeds of those themes that obsessed him throughout his career and imbued his classic novels  The Immoralist  and  The Counterfeiters .  Gide led a life of uncompromising self-scrutiny, and his literary works resembled... more...

  • The Mismeasure of Desireby David E. Stannard

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61

    In a work of impassioned scholarship, David E. Stannard describes in horrific detail the mass destruction of entire New World societies that followed in the wake of European contact with the Western Hemisphere--destruction that lasted for more that four centuries, and that continues in many places even today. In a sweeping introductory overview of... more...

  • The Culture of Desireby Frank Browning

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00

    Is there such a thing as an American gay culture--a set of styles, values, and behaviors that arises not from ethnicity or religion but from sexual orientation? How is that culture transmitted? And how is it likely to survive the depradations of homophobia and AIDS? These questions are explored by Browning, a reporter for NPR. From the Trade Paperback... more...

  • Cruising Utopiaby José Esteban Muñoz

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    The LGBT agenda for too long has been dominated by pragmatic issues like same-sex marriage and gays in the military. It has been stifled by this myopic focus on the present, which is short-sighted and assimilationist. Cruising Utopia seeks to break the present stagnancy by cruising ahead. Drawing on the work of Ernst Bloch, José Esteban Muñoz recalls... more...

  • Imagining Gay Paradiseby Gary L. Atkins

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 50.00

    Mages of Manhood focuses on three gay paradises in Southeast Asia and the men who created them. It examines a manhood of savoring that challenges the male contests often inspired by nationalism and imperialism. It is also studies the obstacles gay men have faced in securing a voice as citizens. more...

  • Education, Research, and Practice in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Psychologyby Beverly A. Greene; Gladys L. Croom

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 74.00 US$ 62.90

    This volume will serve as a basic resource with information on salient lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered psychology issues and will furnish the reader with a range of references and other resources to explore each topic in greater depth. more...

  • The Meaning of Gayby Todd J. Ormsbee

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 41.99

    The Meaning of Gay traces the conflicts among San Francisco's gay men and with the dominant society, describing the broad range of meanings they came to ascribe onto 'gayness' between 1962 and 1972. Combining historical method, symbolic interaction, and the concerns of John Dewey's pragmatism, the book explains why gay men created the meanings they... more...

  • Queer Singaporeby Audrey Yue; Jun Zubillaga-Pow

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 50.00

    Singapore remains one of the few countries in Asia that has yet to decriminalize homosexuality. Yet it has also been hailed by many as one of the emerging gay capitals of Asia. This book accounts for the rise of mediated queer cultures in Singapore’s current milieu of illiberal citizenship. This collection analyses how contemporary queer Singapore... more...

  • A Queer Geographyby Frank Browning

    Crown/Archetype 2013; US$ 4.99

    What is the gay identity? Do gay people even exist? The bestselling author of The Culture of Desire journeys into the minds of gay men in America and elsewhere to discover how their lives are shaped by time, nation, and desire. In a brilliant argument, Browning shows how and why the gay movement could have only arisen in America. more...

  • The Power of "OUT"by Sylvia Ann Hewlett; Karen Sumberg

    Rare Bird Books 2013; US$ 3.99

    Until now, the line has not been clearly drawn between the corporate closet and the revolving door. New research from the Center for Work-Life Policy quantifies the loss to U.S. companies that fail to create a workplace hospitable to their lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees. Our data show the consequences of LGBT employees forced to... more...